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Two killed in Egypt clashes during Islamist protests

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:32

An Egyptian health official says two people have been killed in clashes during a demonstration by supporters of ousted Islamist President Mohammed Morsi.

On day of Hong Kong mass protests, China`s Army opens barracks to public

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 15:29

As tens of thousands gathered in Hong Kong on Tuesday to demand greater democracy and freedom from Beijing`s control, China`s military garrison stationed in the freewheeling capitalist hub launched its own offensive - to charm them.

China`s top Taiwan official plays down violent protests on trip

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014, 11:47

Violent protests which forced China`s top official in charge of relations with Taiwan to cancel several meetings while visiting last week do not represent mainstream opinion, said the official concerned.

Chinese official wraps up landmark Taiwan visit

Last Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014, 16:36

China`s top official in charge of Taiwan affairs Saturday wrapped up a landmark four-day visit to the island which sparked angry protests, forcing him to scrap some engagements.

MPPEB scam: MP`s leader of opposition suffers injuries during protest

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 17:30

Leader of Opposition in the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Satyadev Katare suffered injuries while protesting against the MP Professional Examination Board (MPPEB) scam at Roshanpura square.

MPPEB scam: Congress protests against MP CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 15:58

Congress workers took to the streets on Friday to protest against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, who has been accused of involvement in the MPPEB scam.

Pakistani Islamist group condemns `terror` label

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 20:16

The leader of a Pakistani Islamist organisation that was labelled a terror group and slapped with economic sanctions by the United States denied having any links to militancy on Thursday and vowed to hold protests.

Taiwan protesters arrested trying to block Chinese official

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 18:14

Around ten people were arrested in Taiwan on Thursday for trying to blockade a senior Chinese official whose landmark visit to Taiwan has sparked angry protests, police and media said.

Silent journalists` protest for jailed Al-Jazeera staff

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 21:28

Hundreds of journalists from the BBC and other news organisations held a silent protest in London on Tuesday in support of Al-Jazeera reporters jailed by an Egyptian court.

Kenya gang rape trial that triggered protests, petition begins

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 24, 2014, 20:50

The trial of a boy accused of being in a gang that raped a girl began in Kenya on Tuesday after months of campaigning by rights groups seeking justice for the teenager who suffered a broken back when she was dumped in a latrine pit after the attack.

As Congress protests, Badal reaches out to receive memorandum

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 16:50

At a time when the bitterness among senior Akali Dal leaders and the opposition Congress is at its peak in Punjab, Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal himself went to receive a memorandum of demands from protesting Congress leaders at his residence here.

Dog meat festival held in China despite mounting protests

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 15:49

People in southern China have celebrated an annual dog meat festival by slaughtering over 2,000 dogs despite mounting protests from animal welfare groups and pet owners.